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Lodge Weighs In On Receiving Corps Without Metcalf, Red Zone Issues

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 25, 2018

Ole Miss’ 31-16 loss to Auburn marked the first game for the Rebels without D.K. Metcalf lining up on the outside at receiver. The redshirt sophomore suffered a neck injury at Arkansas that required surgery and was shutdown for the season. The team struggled in the red zone in the loss to the Tigers, sputtering … Continue reading “Lodge Weighs In On Receiving Corps Without Metcalf, Red Zone Issues”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Get Better on Defense?

By Brian Hadad | October 24, 2018

It seems like an odd question, considering how incredibly good Mississippi State has been defensively this season, but can the Bulldogs be even better on that side of the ball? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine the possibilities, plus go back to the offense to continue to break down the decision to include Keytaon Thompson … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Get Better on Defense?”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Still Feels There’s Room to Improve

By Brian Hadad | October 24, 2018

You would think being a top 10 total defense and holding opponent’s to less than two touchdowns per game would be enough to satisfy most folks, but Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is still looking for more. He explained that thinking Wednesday night to the local media, that there is a difference between playing … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Still Feels There’s Room to Improve”

T&L Extra: Previewing Texas A&M With Ben Baby of the Dallas Morning News

By Brian Hadad | October 23, 2018

Texas A&M has gotten its rebuild off to a fast start, and the Aggies look like a team that won’t endure the same late season collapse they’ve fallen victim in years past. Brian Hadad talks with Ben Baby of the Dallas Morning News about this A&M team and what Mississippi State will have to do … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Previewing Texas A&M With Ben Baby of the Dallas Morning News”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Find Any Offense Against Texas A&M?

By Brian Hadad | October 23, 2018

A big part of why Texas A&M has been successful here is a revamped and retooled defense. The biggest part of why Mississippi State has disappointed is the lack of production from its offense. What happens when those units meet on Saturday? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman have the breakdown, plus a look at the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Find Any Offense Against Texas A&M?”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Goes Back to the Drawing Board After Loss at LSU

By Brian Hadad | October 23, 2018

Mississippi State saw its offense regress back to its pre-Auburn self Saturday at LSU, as the Bulldogs were beyond one-dimensional and turnover prone. This week, as the Bulldogs prepare to face yet another top ranked defense in Texas A&M, Mississippi State’s offensive coordinator Luke Getsy reflected on what went wrong against the Tigers, and what … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Goes Back to the Drawing Board After Loss at LSU”

Practice Report Video: Woods, Givens, Nix Discuss Bye Week And More

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 23, 2018

Ole Miss held a light practice on Tuesday as the team recuperates during its bye week. Below is video of the media availability after practice.;   Alex Givens discussed the offensive line struggling last week, how to rebound and the health of this veteran unit.   Zedrick woods discussed the deteriorating depth in the secondary, … Continue reading “Practice Report Video: Woods, Givens, Nix Discuss Bye Week And More”

How Does Ole Miss Improve on Recent Red Zone Woes?

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 23, 2018

Bye weeks offer teams a break in the physical and mental grind of a major college football season. It’s brief opportunity for self-evaluation before moving onto the next opponent. The majority of Ole Miss’ most pressing issues as a football team will not be solved in a 13-day period between games. More defensive talent isn’t … Continue reading “How Does Ole Miss Improve on Recent Red Zone Woes?”

Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State’s Quarterback Change Solve Any Problems?

By Brian Hadad | October 22, 2018

Coach Joe Moorhead made it plain in Monday’s press conference, you can expect to see Keytaon Thompson in Saturday’s game against Texas A&M. But how much will he play, and will he provide the spark the Mississippi State offense so desperately needs? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at what might change for … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State’s Quarterback Change Solve Any Problems?”

MSU Press Conference: Coach Joe Moorehad Beginning to Debate a Quarterback Change

By Brian Hadad | October 22, 2018

Mississippi State has struggled mightily in the passing game this season, and those problems came to a head Saturday night against LSU, as Nick Fitzgerald went 8-24 with four interceptions. With all that in mind, the thought of making a change under center wasn’t on Joe Moorhead’s mind during the game. As he spoke to … Continue reading “MSU Press Conference: Coach Joe Moorehad Beginning to Debate a Quarterback Change”